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Birthplace of Chinese Communist Party

Address: No.374 Huangpi Nan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
Phone Number: 021-53832171
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Ranked #133 of 828 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

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412 reviews 412 reviews
245 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is the birth house of the Communist Party of China which built the Modern Rich and Powerful China.A small house which reminds the history the courage and dedication of the earliar leaders.

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Sydney, Australia
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74 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I quite enjoyed visiting here as I've just finished reading Mao Zedong's biography so I was able to recognise a lot of what was referred to. But if you're not aware of China's history over the last 100 years, much of what is said and shown here will be unfamiliar and probably not that interesting. Everything is described in english... More 

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Johnstone, Scotland
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56 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Highly interesting as you follow the rise of the Communist Party to the dominant force it is today in China. The visit shouldn't take more than 2 hours but go early, remember the museum has significant importance to the Chinese.

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Shanghai, China
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Quite small exhibition and nothing very special, easily seen in less than 30 mins. All signs and descriptions also in English which was good. Atleast in the main exhibition area upstairs numerous guards didn't care about taking photos & perhaps it was allowed? The actual tea room where CPC was founded downstairs near exit had clear signage banning photos though.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Birthplace of the Modern China and the Communist Party of China. Before you go in your bags will be searched and if you have any liquids, you will be asked to have a sip. You are not allowed to take photos, if you do you will have a security guard asking you to delete the photo you took. Got in... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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76 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is the very place where Mao Ze Dong and the others gathered to form the Chinese Communist Party, the origin of the very same politic in China Mainland. You can see the pictures and the diorama of how the meeting was, but you are not allowed to bring camera. The entrance is free, and I'm not really sure about... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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89 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The museum is an important place to visit due to its historical and political value, especially for the Chinese people and communist party members. The museum is not big and you can visit it in 1-2 hours. It is considered as important in a political view, because there took place the First National Communist Party Congress, in July 1921.

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Birthplace mostly consisted of empty rooms, I guess to accommodate the number of pilgrims coming through. While we were there, three large groups, one of Chinese tourists, Chinese naval personnel, and a school group came through. Very poor explanations. Wife attempted to make a photo, only to be told by a seemingly embarrassed, but courteous guard that she could not.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you're near the French Concession, or on a tour bus, this is one place you don't want to miss. It's where the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party met together for the first time. There are guards along the street but they shouldn't bother you because there are many tourists in the area and most of them are taking... More 

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Beijing, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This small, well-kept museum is fascinating and worth the visit if you are in the French Concession and like history. Granted, the guards followed us Americans around very closely, but it was easily understood and our guide was super informative. I loved the "wax" re-enactment! It is awesome to think that 13 men who did not evern speak the same... More 

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